By Claudio Saunt
Claudio Saunt vividly depicts a dramatic transformation within the eighteenth century that overturned the realm of the robust and diverse Creek Indians and without end replaced the Deep South. because the Creeks accumulated a fortune in farm animals and slaves, new estate fostered a brand new possessiveness, and executive via coercion bred war of words. a brand new Order of items is the 1st ebook to chronicle this decisive transformation in America's early historical past, a change that left deep divisions among the rich and terrible, robust and powerless.
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Fair persuasions: Power among the Creeks of their neighbors and relatives from Kasihta town had emerged from a mouth in the ground and gone east in anger because the earth ate them. After joining with three other peoples and crossing a “red bloody river,” they spotted red smoke emerging from a white ﬁre. They took the white ﬁre and mixed it with red and yellow ﬂames from the north. ” The four peoples then competed for scalps in a war against their enemies to see who would be the most senior.
Swanton, Social Organization, –. Bernard Romans, A Concise Natural History of East and West Florida (New York: Printed for the author, ), . William McIntosh to Patrick Tonyn, May , enclosed in Tonyn to Germain, September , Public Record Ofﬁce (hereafter cited as PRO) /, p. , reel -C, PKY; Arturo O’Neill to Estevan Miró, July , PC, leg. , , reel , PKY. Power and property, – Figure . Bernard Romans made this copy of a Creek “hieroglyphick painting” in the s.
A New Order of Things: Property, Power, and the Transformation of the Creek Indians, 1733-1816 (Studies in North American Indian History) by Claudio Saunt